Association of Progressive Employees India (APIA) honoured city long distance runners Jyoti Chavan and Prachi Godbole by giving them Rs 5,000 each.
Jyoti Chouhan achieved first place in the 21-km Half Marathon during the Delhi Half Marathon event recently.
In the 42-km full marathon, Prachi Godbole secured second place. SP of Nagpur Railway Rajkumar, editor of Bahujan Sourabh Siddharth Kamble presented the cheques to the athletes. Dr Kishor Mankar gave the cheque of Rs 1,000 towards monthly scholarship to the athletes and assured that the association will continue to support them.
Speaking on the occasion Rajkumar wished them best luck for the Mumbai Marathon. Dr Mankar also honoured athletics coach Ravindra tong. Prof. Vilas Telgote appealed to the people to help the athletes financially